Synopses & Reviews
Jack leads a rather routine life as a "deconstructionist", destroying old works of art, until his beloved son contracts a rare disease. Jack must now somehow learn to lie if, as he comes to believe, lying is the only way to give young Toby enough hope to effect a cure. Morrow is the award-winning author of Only Begotten Daughter.
In Veritas, people have been conditioned to always tell the truth, no matter how unnerving the truth may be. Jack Sperry must learn to lie in order to save his son in this witty science fiction novella. Recipient of a 1992 Nebula Award.
About the Author
James Morrow was born in Philadelphia in 1947. Besides writing, he plays with Lionel electric trains and collects videocassettes of vulgar biblical spectacles.